The Growing Regional Power of the United Arab Emirates  

The Growing Regional Power of the United Arab Emirates  

The Growing Regional Power of the United Arab Emirates In recent years, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has positioned itself as a Key player in the processes shaping the region (GCC). After dealing with potential threats at home, the federation took a leading role in contending with some of the political, economic, and military challenges […]

US Intel Chiefs Have a History of Spreading Misinformation to the Public

US Intel Chiefs Have a History of Spreading Misinformation to the Public

US Intel Chiefs Have a History of Spreading Misinformation to the Public The intelligence chiefs who met with US President Elect Donald Trump to outline the role of Russian President Vladimir Putin in “hacking” activities during the Y 2016 Presidential election themselves have a history of public deception and mis-information journalist Glenn Greenwald said Friday. […]

Clinton Not Russia Influenced the US Election

Clinton Not Russia Influenced the US Election

Clinton Not Russia Influenced the US Election The main goal of the whole “Russian hacking” US election narrative is a propaganda stunt aimed discrediting Trump by claiming that Russia’s Vladimir Putin personally intervened to discredit Hillary Clinton, retired CIA analyst has told RT. “It’s designed to smear Trump. Because even the language that developed the […]

America’s Intelligence Services Report is Ridiculous

America’s Intelligence Services Report is Ridiculous

America’s Intelligence Services Report is Ridiculous Apparently Russia’s President Putin is running America according to the CIA. Nothing in the report claims what was revealed by WikiLeaks was false, it that level the CIA seems to agree that Clinton Obama and the DNC are completely reprehensible. WikiLeaks have repeatedly said Russia did not supply any […]

Islamic Jihadists Partnering with Drug Cartels at US-Mexican Border

Islamic Jihadists Partnering with Drug Cartels at US-Mexican Border

Islamic Jihadists Partnering with Drug Cartels at US-Mexican Border The US about to reap what the Bush/Clinton/Obama tie-up has sown Judicial Watch cites confidential US and Mexican law enforcement sources for the disturbing report, which builds on earlier JW reports shining light on the jihadists’ exploitation of the porous border policies of US President Barack […]

Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund

Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund

Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund $SFTBY, $AAPL, $ORCL, $DB, $UBS Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund is a major backer of the fund Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund is said to be among the parties in talks to invest in Japanese telecoms group SoftBank’s (OTCMKT:SFTBY)$100-B technology fund. The FT cited people […]

Stock Market Participants “Savvy” to Risks Under the Surface of a Rise

Stock Market Participants “Savvy” to Risks Under the Surface of a Rise

Stock Market Participants “Savvy” to Risks Under the Surface of a Rise $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Yale economist Robert Shiller admits that he does not know “what to make” of surging US stocks now Thursday he offer some of his sage advice to savvy investors: “Markets are inherently filled with tricks and traps, be careful.” […]

The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama

The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama

The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama President Donald Trump must try to cope with his predecessor’s disastrous legacy. Like most people, I had hoped for the customary settling down after the very tumultuous and nasty election. We have been denied that, not by the candidates, who have been dignified, but by the outgoing administration. […]

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day A group that supports the legalization of Marijuana will hand out free “joints” in Washington, DS on Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, January 20, according to news reports. The DC Cannabis Coalition will start the handouts at 8:00a, then the group will march to the National Mall. […]

US Embassy to Move to Jerusalem  

US Embassy to Move to Jerusalem  

US Embassy to Move to Jerusalem Bill seeks to counter Obama Admin refusal to call Jerusalem Israel’s capital A delegation of Republican senators is moving forward with an effort to freeze some funding to the State Department until the US Embassy in Israel is formally moved to Jerusalem, according to new legislation. The legislation comes […]

Russia Not Involved in Hacking

Russia Not Involved in Hacking

Donald Trump said that a briefing he was due to receive on Russia’s alleged hack attacks and meddling with US elections was strangely delayed until Friday, making the President-elect wonder whether there was enough “intelligence” to “build” the case in the first place. Trump previously expressed skepticism about the US intelligence community’s assessment of Moscow’s […]

Warnings from the Terrorists Themselves

Warnings from the Terrorists Themselves

Warnings from the Terrorists Themselves President Elect Donald Trump has been proven correct more than once concerning his desire to vet those wanting to emigrate from areas where terrorism is prevalent. A recently published book, Enhanced Interrogation by James E. Mitchell and Bill Harlow, shows why it is necessary for America to take strong measures […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the #1 Focal Point of the Collector Car Market

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the #1 Focal Point of the Collector Car Market

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the #1 Focal Point of the Collector Car Market $RACE In Y 2016 Ferraris cars were once again the undisputed focal point of the collector car market, as 187 of Maranello’s finest we under the hammer in Y 2016. The 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti sold at auction in Paris last year at […]

Top Military Stories of 2016

Top Military Stories of 2016

Top Military Stories of 2016 Military.com today announced its list of top military stories of 2016. A collection of stories chosen by the editorial staff, this year’s picks include the new president-elect and his plans for the Department of Defense, whether or not women will be required to register for the draft, worries about “mission […]

No Computer is Safe from Anyone with the Know-how to “Hack”

No Computer is Safe from Anyone with the Know-how to “Hack”

No Computer is Safe from Anyone with the Know-how to “Hack” I, like US President Elect Donald Trump know that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private and secure within the current technology of Internet connectivity and data transfer. Early last year I learned about the security of online communications, and […]

Science Journalism Under Attack

Science Journalism Under Attack

In the Winter 2017 edition of Issues in Science and Technology environmental journalist Keith Kloor describes a number of incidents in which advocacy groups have attacked reporters for citing reliable scientific evidence that undermined the claims of those who questioned the value of vaccines or the safety of genetically engineered crops. Their tactics included ad […]

The Obama Victims: Chelsea Manning

The Obama Victims: Chelsea Manning

The Obama Victims: Chelsea Manning Chelsea Elizabeth Manning (born Bradley Edward Manning, December 17, 1987) is a United States Army soldier who was convicted by court-martial in July 2013 of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses, after disclosing to WikiLeaks nearly three-quarters of a million classified or unclassified but sensitive military and diplomatic […]

Obama and Democrats Attempt to Sabotage America Because they Lost

Obama and Democrats Attempt to Sabotage America Because they Lost

On Thursday, the Obama administration levied a new round of sanctions on Moscow, saying they were being imposed because of what it called “the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of US officials and cyber operations aimed at the US election.” As a result, 35 Russian diplomats were expelled from the US, and nine Russian entities, including […]

Obama is Just a Bad Loser

Obama is Just a Bad Loser

Obama is Just a Bad Loser Russia and Putin were the reason Clinton lost the election, not Podesta and Clinton. Apparently according to Obama the blatant corruption shown by his office, the DNC and the candidate herself paled in to insignificance and Russia was to blame for Trump winning. — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 29, 2016 […]

Barack Hussein Obama has a “genocidal hostility toward Israel.”

Barack Hussein Obama has a “genocidal hostility toward Israel.”

Barack Hussein Obama has a “genocidal hostility toward Israel.” Obama’s Middle East policy: “Praise Islam, ignore Christians, blame Jews.” —  Joan Swirsky After watching all the pomp and circumstance of the Presidential Inauguration of January 20, 2009, I remember turning to my husband Steve and saying: “The sole mission of Barack Obama and his henchmen is […]

Obama Alone in Move to Sanction Russia

Obama Alone in Move to Sanction Russia

Responding to reports that the Obama administration wants to slap Russia with new sanctions for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election, President-elect Donald Trump said the US needs to “get on with our lives,” as “nobody knows exactly what’s going on.” On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed Obama’s intention, saying the outgoing president […]

Global Financial Predication’s for 2017

Global Financial Predication’s for 2017

Global Financial Predication’s for 2017 Grace Century, an international Research and Private Equity Company based out of Ras Al Khaimah, U.A.E., publishes its annual predictions, as they relates to Global assets, financial environments, and markets, for the start of the year 2017. Detailed reports are available to Grace Century Members. Grace Century enjoyed remarkable insights […]

China is Still a Growth Story

China is Still a Growth Story

Statistics showed China’s GDP witnessed a 6.7 percent increase in all three quarters of 2016. The country’s industrial development, consumption, and investment maintained stable growth in October- November, with a rapid rise in the service industry. Despite experts’ concerns, Chinese officials are confident in the country’s economy, saying the positive trends of this year will […]

For 8 Years Obama Waged War Against US Superpower Status.

For 8 Years Obama Waged War Against US Superpower Status.

For 8 Years Obama Waged War Against US Superpower Status. By Caroline B Glick, Following outgoing US President Barack Husein Obama’s assault on Israel at the UN Security Council last Friday, longtime UN observer Claudia Rossett wrote an important article at PJMedia where she recalled  former Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick’s words. In “How the PLO was legitimized,” published in Commentary, […]

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development $COP, $TRP Oil and Gas company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) requested a permit from the Obama Administration to launch an oil-drilling project in Alaska in early Y 2015. The drilling project, dubbed the Greater Mooses Tooth Development (GMTD), is located within the National Petroleum Reserve and would create thousands […]

GOP To Reshape State Laws on Workplace, Classrooms & Courtrooms +

GOP To Reshape State Laws on Workplace, Classrooms & Courtrooms +

GOP To Reshape State Laws on Workplace, Classrooms & Courtrooms + Expect Republicans to use their capitol dominance to make Missouri the 27th right-to-work state prohibiting mandatory union fees, unless Kentucky’s recently elected GOP majorities can beat them to it. The race to expand right-to-work laws is just one of several ways that Republicans are […]

US Housing Outlook Brighter The Street Thought

US Housing Outlook Brighter The Street Thought

US Housing Outlook Brighter The Street Thought New US single-family home sales rose more than expected in November and consumer sentiment is near at 12-year highs, strengthening the view that the economy will gain more momentum in Y 2017. President Elect Donald Trump’s plan to cut taxes and increase infrastructure spending is expected to boost […]

US Consumer Confidence at 12 Year Highs

US Consumer Confidence at 12 Year Highs

US Consumer Confidence at 12 Year Highs Consumer confidence jumped to the highest level since Y 2004, extending Americans’ optimism for their finances and the US economy following Donald Trump’s Presidential election victory. The University of Michigan said Friday that its MSI (final index of sentiment) rose to 98.2 from 93.8 in November. The median […]

China to Hold Currency Steady

China to Hold Currency Steady

China’s leaders pledged to keep its currency stable and trim bloated heavy industry as they wrapped up an annual planning meeting amid pressure from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and European leaders over trade. Responding to concern about possible threats from rapidly rising debt, Xinhua said leaders at the three-day meeting also promised to reduce financial […]

Putin Speaks on The BIG Issues

Allegations of personal involvement in the Democrats’ electoral defeats in the US, the threat of a nuclear arms race, and the potential for a Syria ceasefire – all of these were among the issues that came up at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual media conference. This year was Putin’s 15th question and answer session with […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The DEA has clarified that it still considers CBD to be illegal, Arkansas moves forward on implementation of its new program, Michigan gets legal dispensaries and a favorable court ruling, and more.  National Last Wednesday, DEA clarified that, yes, it still considers CBD to be illegal. The DEA added a new code […]

US Indexes Winding Down the Year in Traditional Patterns

US Indexes Winding Down the Year in Traditional Patterns

US Indexes Winding Down the Year in Traditional Patterns $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The financial markets are winding down the year in the tradition pattern with optimistic sentiment about the future. We do not know yet about the traditional dark cloud of Q-1 data when US growth numbers under perform before subsequently being revised higher […]

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA and DAX continues to maintain the post US Election rally, while Nikkei is trying to get on with them. Shanghai is testing important support near current marks, while Nifty continues to look weak near term. PE DJIA at […]

Angela Merkel’s Policies Exposed Germany to ISIS Terrorism

Angela Merkel’s Policies Exposed Germany to ISIS Terrorism

Angela Merkel’s Policies Exposed Germany to ISIS Terrorism US President Elect Donald Trump Tweeted today there were terror attacks in Turkey, Switzerland and Germany, and it is only getting worse. The civilized world must change thinking! German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s welcoming policy on Syrian refugees “exposed” Germany to terror attacks like Monday’s which killed 8 […]

US Investor Optimism Running at 9 Year Highs

US Investor Optimism Running at 9 Year Highs

US Investor Optimism Running at 9 Year Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investor optimism in the US is at a 9-year high as the stock market has climbed to record highs following the Election of Republican Donald Trump as President. The Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor a534870-Megan-Fox-Call-of-DutyFeatures-Star-inEpicnd Retirement Optimism Index increased in November to 96 from 79 […]

Hillary R. Clinton Lost, She Was an Awful Candidate

Hillary R. Clinton Lost, She Was an Awful Candidate

Hillary R. Clinton Lost, She Was an Awful Candidate Hillary Clinton lost the US Presidential election because she was a terrible candidate, not because of Russian involvement, former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino said in a TV interview Friday.. Mr. Bongino said Hillary Clinton’s complaints about losing to Donald Trump because of outside factors are […]

US Home Construction Dove in November, Stocks Flat on High Volume

US Home Construction Dove in November, Stocks Flat on High Volume

US Home Construction Dove in November, Stocks Flat on High Volume $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX New-home construction in the US fell more than forecast in November after surging a month earlier to a 9-year high, indicating fitful progress in residential real estate. Residential starts slumped 18.7% to a 1.09-M annualized rate last month after rising […]

FBI in Continuing Investigation of The Clinton Foundation

FBI in Continuing Investigation of The Clinton Foundation

FBI in Continuing Investigation of The Clinton Foundation The FBI has instructed its New York field office to continue its corruption investigation into The Clinton Foundation  The instructions ordered agents to “go forward” with their ongoing inquiry into The Clinton Foundation which is focusing on issues of corruption and money laundering. Information was received about […]

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The DJIA and DAX could enter into a pause mode with a short term dip in the coming sessions before resuming the uptrend. Overall equities do not look very strong in here. Watch for indications of resuming the move North. […]

I Spent a Week with Rex Tillerson

I Spent a Week with Rex Tillerson

I Spent a Week with Rex Tillerson $XOM By Emily Roden, here Ms. Roden tells us about her brief few days with Rex Tillerson, US President ElectTrump’s nominee for Secretary of State… Nine years ago, I showed up to the Denton County Courthouse for jury duty and got myself picked for the job. A young […]

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA and DAX are strongly Bullish and may continue to move higher this week. Shanghai and Nifty are stable with some possibility of moving up in here. While Nikkei seems to look slightly Bearish near term. PE DJIA at 19911.21, […]

10 Financial Predictions for 2017

10 Financial Predictions for 2017

10 Financial Predictions for 2017 Each year tells its own financial tale, and with 2016 nearing its conclusion, WalletHub today released its 10 Financial Predictions for 2017 in order to help consumers get a jump on next year’s narrative. After all, foresight has the potential to produce massive returns when it comes to monetary concerns, […]

Miami Real Estate News: First-Time Homebuyers

Miami Real Estate News: First-Time Homebuyers

Miami Real Estate News: First-Time Homebuyers Trulia®, a leading destination for homebuyers and renters, today released the findings from the Trulia Inventory and Price Watch. This quarter’s report found that the number of homes for the average first-time homebuyer saw its steepest year-over-year drop in three years, falling 12.1% since 2015. Moreover, these buyers will […]

People are Working, Traveling, Spending and Investing in Stocks

People are Working, Traveling, Spending and Investing in Stocks

People are Working, Traveling, Spending and Investing in Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ The post-election Trump Rally has taken stock market indexes to all-time highs, and the recent gains raise some interesting Q’s. Below are some thoughts on the action that you may find useful, as follows: Sentiment: Has spiked as the market has run up. […]

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Wanted Hillary Clinton for US President

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Wanted Hillary Clinton for US President

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Wanted Hillary Clinton for US President It is surprising that in this ongoing political debate more about the differences in energy policy and economic, military and social conditions are not being raised. During John McCain’s failed  campaign the US was facing the prospect of 5.00 gal gasoline at the pump and […]

AAII Sentiment Survey, 7 December 2016

AAII Sentiment Survey, 7 December 2016

AAII Sentiment Survey, 7 December 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ The AAII Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are bullish, bearish, and neutral on the stock market short term; individuals are polled from the AAII Website on a weekly basis. Only one vote per member is accepted in each weekly voting period. Optimism […]

The US Stock Market Was Over Valued When the DJIA Was at 19,000, That Continues

The US Stock Market Was Over Valued When the DJIA Was at 19,000, That Continues

The US Stock Market Was Over Valued When the DJIA Was at 19,000, That Continues $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Just when you think you understand the rules of the game, someone changes them.  I’m talking about the relationship between the Dow Jones and its trading volume.  Last week I noted how since January 2000 the Dow […]

Obama’s CIA Has No Proof of Russia “Tampering” with US Election

Obama’s CIA Has No Proof of Russia “Tampering” with US Election

Obama’s CIA Has No Proof of Russia “Tampering” with US Election Early Saturday, US President Elect Donald Trump’s team pushed back against reports of a CIA secret assessment determining that Russia “likely” interfered in the Y 2016 election in his favor, with RNC’s Communication Director Sean Spicer demanding proof that Russian involvement affected the outcome. […]

US Consumer Confidence Running High

US Consumer Confidence Running High

US Consumer Confidence Running High Consumer Confidence rose more than forecast this month as Americans expressed the Sunniest picture of their financial situation in 11 years, extending a boost following Donald Trump’s election victory. The University of Michigan (MSI) said Friday that its preliminary index of sentiment rose to 98, the highest since January 2015, […]

“Fake News” from Barack Hussein Obama

“Fake News” from Barack Hussein Obama

“Fake News” from Barack Hussein Obama US President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on his alleged election-season hacking during the Presidential campaign, in his lame duck attempt to raise new concerns about foreign meddling in US elections. White House counter terrorism and Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco said Mr. […]

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The Bulls are back in stocks and a near term rally is happening. DAX has surprised the markets and is ready to end the year on a positive note. DJIA and Nikkei have risen nicely and set up for […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close mixed Thursday with Soybean futures tumbling as investors shrug off continued demand from Asian market and liquidate positions amid a record crop. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 4.5 cents, or 1.26%, to 3.535 bu. […]

Shell Signs Iran Oil & Gas Development Deals

Shell Signs Iran Oil & Gas Development Deals

Shell Signs Iran Oil & Gas Development Deals $RDS.A, $RDS.B, $TOT Analysts said the deals showed major Crude Oil companies are prepared to keep doing business with Iran Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A, RDS.B) signed a provisional agreement Wednesday to develop Iranian Oil & Gas fields, an Iranian official said, the 1st deal by the world’s […]

The Post Election US Stock Market is “Amazing”

The Post Election US Stock Market is “Amazing”

The Post Election US Stock Market is “Amazing” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The post-election US stock market action is intent on rallying to the new highs daily, such moves are typically associated with rapid economic growth. But, so far we have not seen any new data that supports that, except for Consumer Confidence, aka optimism, hitting its […]

Freedom of Speech and The Internet, Red Level Emergency

Freedom of Speech and The Internet, Red Level Emergency

Freedom of Speech and The Internet, Red Level Emergency $GOOGL, $FB In October, US President Barack Hussein Obama surrendered control over the Internet to the United Nations.  Now after the November Presidential election the main-stream media complains of “fake news” and wants to ban news sources outside the control of the corporate media. The European Union […]

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty A Gallup study of US growth and productivity finds there has been NO economic recovery. “The Great Recession may be over, but America is running on empty,” writes Jim Clifton, Chairman/CEO at Gallup. The US Council on Competitiveness asked Gallup to conduct, pro bono, […]

Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral”

Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral”

Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral” US House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Hussein Obama’s healthcare law is entering its final stages, it is doomed. “You have to remember this law is getting much worse. It is what actuaries say, ‘Entering a death spiral.’ High, high premiums increase, high deductibles, no choices. We have to […]

Coordinated Nation-wide Protests Require Big Money

Coordinated Nation-wide Protests Require Big Money

Coordinated Nation-wide Protests Require Big Money It’s time for the FBI to conduct a detailed investigation into the violence and political thuggery that continue to mar the presidential election’s aftermath. A thorough probe of the protests—to include possible ties to organizations demanding vote recounts—will give the Bureau’s integrity-challenged director, James Comey, a chance to sandblast […]

US Healthcare Spending Grew Faster Than Economy Under Obama

US Healthcare Spending Grew Faster Than Economy Under Obama

US Healthcare Spending Grew Faster Than Economy Under Obama The USA’s healthcare bill grew at the fastest rate in 8ht years in Y 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Hussein Obama’s law (ACA) and by costly Rx drugs, the government said recently. The growth of 5.8% in Y 2015 boosted total healthcare spending […]